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Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship

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Syngenta Agriculture Scholarship

The application period for the 2016 Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship is now closed. This past spring, eligible bachelor's and master's level students at eligible land-grant universities were invited to submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay in response to the following topic:

Tell us about a person who inspired you to be rooted in agriculture, and how his or her influence motivated you to pursue a degree and ultimately a career in the industry. How will you pay it forward and encourage others to be rooted in ag?

We are proud to announce the 2016 National and Regional Prize winners.

Meet our 2016 National Prize Winners

Sharon Perrone

Master’s Level, National Winner
Sharon Perrone of University of Minnesota

“There are two things in life that greatly humble me: the devotion of a teacher, and the kindness of strangers. Both of these things have inspired me to pay it forward.”

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Abigail Arthaud

Bachelor's Level, National Winner
Abigail Arthaud of Oklahoma State University

“Through my dad’s example, I learned that working in agriculture requires patience (and a lot of it!). However, the end reward – helping to provide food for the world – is worth it.”

Read Abigail's Essay

Meet our 2016 Regional Prize Winners

Gilma Castillo

Master's Level, Mid-South Region Winner
Gilma Castillo of University of Florida

Leah Schwinn

Bachelor's Level, Midwest Region Winner
Leah Schwinn of Ohio State University

Clara Ervin

Master's Level, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Region Winner
Clara Ervin of Virginia Tech University

Jonathan Stephens

Bachelor's Level, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Region Winner
Jonathan Stephens of Pennsylvania State University

Eduardo Garcia

Master's Level, Western Region Winner
Eduardo Garcia of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Elizabeth Warren

Bachelor's Level, Western Region Winner
Elizabeth Warren of Washington State University

Career Opportunities for Recent College Grads

Syngenta offers a wide array of developmental programs for recent college graduates. These programs are designed to recruit and train the highly qualified employees that make Syngenta a world class agribusiness.

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Internships and Mentoring

It's never too early to get connected with Syngenta. In addition to the challenging and rewarding career opportunities we offer, there are many ways that students can develop a relationship with Syngenta while still in school.

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